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English Definitionto hire; to recruit
Simplified Script招收
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄠ ㄕㄡ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ziu1sau1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
zhāoto recruit; to provoke; to beckon; to incur; to infect; contagious; a move (chess); a maneuver; device; trick; to confess
shōuto receive; to accept; to collect; to put away; to restrain; to stop; in care of (used on address line after name)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
招待zhāodàito receive (guests); to entertain; reception
招呼zhāohuto call out to; to greet; to say hello to; to inform; to take care of; to take care that one does not
招手zhāoshǒuto wave; to beckon
招待会zhāodài huìreception
招聘zhāopìnto invite applications for a job; to recruit
Words With Same Tail Word    
吸收xīshōuto absorb; to assimilate; to ingest; to recruit
丰收fēngshōubumper harvest
征收zhēngshōuto levy (a fine); to impose (a tariff)
回收huíshōuto recycle; to reclaim; to retrieve; to recover; to recall (a defective product)
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